Tripper Travel Guide

 Mazatlan Art Museum

Previously conceived as the House of Culture, now known as the Mazatlan Art Museum was built in 1898 by Pablo Hidalgo, shipping agent and businessman who installed there an exhibition of materials to ship in large volume. It is said that the building was used for various purposes during the revolutionary period like: post offices, workshops for the newspaper The Democratic Sinaloa and migration offices.

It was also transaction army office and a bowling alley in the 60s. In November 1998 it’s founded as an Art Museum by Lic. Juan S. Millan Lizarraga, who was the Governor of the State of Sinaloa.

Currently the Sinaloa Institute of Culture - Museum of Art of Mazatlan is open to proposals from the general community space, where free presentations for painters, writers, actors, musicians, journalists, photographers and all those with a need to express something, are displayed.

The museum offers two different exhibition halls. The permanent exhibits "Antonio Lopez Saenz" in honor of the known artist of that name, where the most important works by Mexican artists of international recognition, among them works by Rufino Tamayo, Francisco Toledo, Antonio Saenz and others are exhibited. And the temporary exhibition hall is a space where important creations of Mexican contemporary artists such as paintings, posters and representative sculptures of contemporary art are displayed.


Monday through Saturday from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm
and from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm . 

Free of charge.